Any tips for us nurses to stay healthy? As we are exposed to so many illnesses?
karalynemily 1:36pm via UberTwitter
Hi Kara -
As a physician, I sincerely appreciate all that nurses go through. You put up with cranky patients and arrogant doctors day in and day out. You are on your feet running the halls all day which turns into foot problems years later. Hours are long yet hardly boring. Then you go home and likely prepare meals, prepare your kids for school and, if you're lucky, you can go for a walk with your partner or get some exercise in.
That isn't even the half of it.
Nurses are exposed to radiation, cleaning chemicals, sterilizing chemicals, infectious agents, insane patients (and doctors), sharp needles, noxious gases, latex, formaldehyde, heavy metals, dangerous medications and emotional roller coasters - the highest of highs to the lowest of lows.
You love your job. You're passionate about what you do and wouldn't trade it for the world. There are few jobs like it and you kick ...Read More